KENS 5 Stuff The Bus Telethon

Thank you for donating to the Stuff The Bus School Supply Drive Fundraiser!  As the new school year begins, students will begin their first few weeks distance learning at home instead of returning to class.  As a result, students will need more school supplies to complete assignments in the classroom and at home.  For many of the Communities In Schools families, purchasing school supplies for their chldren is a financial burden and now with extra supplies needed for home, the burden is even greater.  The Communities In Schools Stuff The Bus School Supply Drive will help to alleviate the financial stress of back-to-school expenses this year.

Your donations will help purchase things like Chromebooks for students. Last spring, many students did not have access to devices at home and although they were able to check-out technology, some had to share a device with their siblings. This made it difficult for them to complete assignments or log into virtual classrooms. 

Students also need things like scissors, highlighters, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners and composition books to complete their homework. Thanks to our annual Stuff The Bus School supply drive, these back to school needs will easily be filled for thousands of students throughout greater San Antonio.

If you would like more information, please visit KENS5.com/KENSCares.

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Why Is Stuff The Bus Important?

The Communities In Schools’ (CIS) Stuff The Bus School Supply Drive is one of city's largest school supply drives that serves thousands of under-served students and families. Many of these families are below the poverty line and cannot afford all the supplies their children need to start their school year. The funds raised through this event will be given to over 100 CIS partnering schools (elementary-high school) across 12 school districts to purchase supplies for any student in need at that campus. The Stuff The Bus School Supply Drive helps to alleviate the stress of back-to-school expenses and allows students to focus on their education with the tools they need to be successful.

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Our Supporters

  • Sylvia Lopez September 2020
  • Anonymous Last day to give and have been meaning to do this August 2020
  • Kevin Proud all kids deserve education August 2020 $300.00
  • Susan Parker I've donated several times and having all the supplies that you need for school is imperative. My child is grown but I still like to help. August 2020 $26.25
  • Anonymous All kids should have materials fpr a good education August 2020
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  • Julie Strentzsch August 2020 $1,050.00
  • Jin Goudge August 2020 $500.00
  • Matt Thibodeaux August 2020 $315.00
  • Kevin Proud all kids deserve education August 2020 $300.00
  • Anonymous August 2020 $300.00
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Here's What Your Donations Can Provide Students:

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Do you have questions regarding this initiative?

Contact Jessica Hannah at JHannah@cissa.org or Felisha Sanchez at FSanchez@cissa.org to get your questions answered.